Paul Simon Pays Soulful Tribute To Allen Toussaint – NOLA

“I was so looking forward to playing this with Allen,” said singer-songwriter Paul Simon to the Le Petit Theater audience Tuesday (Dec. 8) evening during the gorgeous concert titled “A Tribute to Allen Toussaint, Featuring Paul Simon and Friends.”

The …

Allen Toussaint (1938 – 2015)

Allen Toussaint was my dear friend. The most gifted, gracious and generous man that you could ever want to meet.

— Paul Simon

Allen ToussaintA producer, songwriter and arranger, Toussaint was as prolific as he was beloved. He died yesterday shortly …